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Preventing stomach cancer thanks to knowledge of your DNA

Stomach cancer is a malignant tumour in the stomach. In most cases it takes the form of an adenocarcinoma, a tumour that starts in the gland ducts within the stomach's mucous membrane. Stomach cancer is an uncommon form of cancer. It is twice as common in men than women and mainly occurs in older age. One of the first symptoms is stomach pain after a meal. In many cases stomach cancer is only detected at a late stage, which means prognoses can be poor.

Preventing stomach cancer thanks to knowledge of your DNA

Stomach cancer and heredity

The risk of stomach cancer is determined to some extent by hereditary factors. To date it has been scientifically proven that a number of genes play a role in this. On the basis of your DNA it is therefore possible to see clearly whether you have an increased or reduced risk of developing stomach cancer.

 

Preventing stomach cancer

Preventing stomach cancer

Scientists are finding out more and more about ways to reduce the risk of stomach cancer. That means you can take steps yourself to prevent stomach cancer. iGene can help by sharing relevant scientific information with you.

Want to reduce the risk of stomach cancer?

An iGene Passport allows you to see straight away whether you have an increased or reduced risk of a large number of hereditary diseases, including stomach cancer. If it becomes apparent that you are at an increased risk of stomach cancer, you will also receive targeted information on how to reduce this risk.

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If you make use of the iGene message service, you will continue to receive information based on the latest scientific insights. That means that if important discoveries are made in the future that will help you to reduce the risk of Stomach cancer even further, you will be able to benefit from them straight away.

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